2011 Ironman Lake Placid winner
Steak, sweet potato, rice and lots of carrot cake
My Ironman pre-race meal always consists of a 12 oz filet mignon grilled rare, baked sweet potato with butter and dark brown sugar, brown rice with butter and salt, bread with butter, and a piece or two or three of carrot cake (until I am sufficiently full). If I don’t have a kitchen to cook everything, I will call ahead to a restaurant and ask for my meal ahead of time (including a whole carrot cake). If my mom is with me and we have a kitchen, I grill the steaks and she bakes the best carrot cake—period.